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  • August 2019

    Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Today, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free individualized, coaching sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Blood Pressure Screening at Route 9 Library Today, 12 - 2 p.m.

    The Blood Pressure Ambassadors will be doing screenings at the Route 9 Library which is located at 3022 New Castle Avenue in New Castle, Delaware.

  • Chair Yoga Class Today, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is partnering with the Cancer Support Community to bring Chair Yoga to Newark. Join us for this free class which gently strengthens and stretches the whole body, all while seated. This weekly class is available to all cancer patients, caregivers and their family members.

  • Brain Aneurysm Support Group Today, 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    The Delaware Brain Aneurysm Support Group addresses the need for lifelong support to patients and their families. Free monthly meetings encourage peer to peer support.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Evening Today, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Heart Failure Support Group Today, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    The Heart Failure Support Group meets each month to help heart failure patients, their family and friends, and health professionals gain insight and support after a chronic heart failure diagnosis. For more information, e-mail HeartFailureSupportGroup@christianacare.org.

  • Blood Pressure Screenings at Wilmington Hospital Thursday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m. - noon

    Wilmington Hospital

    The Blood Pressure Ambassadors will be conducting screenings in the lobby of Wilmington Hospital.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Thursday, Aug. 22, 2 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Triple Negative Breast Cancer Education and Support Group Thursday, Aug. 22, 3:30 - 5 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Provides support and education for those with triple negative breast cancer; the group facilitators are Wallesca Castro-Rodriguez, PsyD and Danielle Brown, MSW.

  • Labor & Delivery Tour Thursday, Aug. 22, 6:30 - 7:15 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Expecting mothers are welcome to take a free tour of Christiana Hospital’s Labor and Delivery area.

  • Labor & Delivery Tour Thursday, Aug. 22, 7:30 - 8:15 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Expecting mothers are welcome to take a free tour of Christiana Hospital’s Labor and Delivery area.

  • Creating Memories with Georgia Jones Friday, Aug. 23, 12 - 2 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    This program is open to people receiving cancer treatment as well as those who have completed cancer treatment

  • Mother/Baby Support Group Monday, Aug. 26, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Meet other moms and babies for an open discussion about a variety of topics, including adjusting to motherhood and caring for your baby. No registration required or cost to attend.

  • Caregiver Support Group Monday, Aug. 26, 1 - 2:30 p.m.

    The Caregiver Support Group will offer caregivers of loved ones with dementias or related memory impairment the opportunity to meet with other caregivers in similar situations in a confidential environment.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Afternoon Monday, Aug. 26, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Pumping Class Monday, Aug. 26, 3:15 - 4 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    A free class ideal for moms going back to work, exclusively pumping or with babies in the NICU.  Bring your pump to have a lactation consultant: Teach you how to use it. Share tips on how your pump can maximize your milk supply. Check your pump’s flanges. Classes are informal. Advance registration is not required; just walk-in. You can take this class prenatal or postpartum. Babies are welcome.

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Monday, Aug. 26, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • Newborn Class Monday, Aug. 26, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This hands-on session teaches early infant care, including diapering, umbilical cord care and infant safety. Great for for first-time parents, adopting parents, grandparents and other family members.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Tuesday, Aug. 27, 10 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Tuesday, Aug. 27, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free individualized, coaching sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Job Fair for Visiting Nurse Association Tuesday, Aug. 27, 12 - 6 p.m.

    Christiana Care Visiting Nurse Association

    We are hiring experienced nurses for the New Castle branch of Christiana Care Visiting Nurse Association.

  • Labor Series Tuesday, Aug. 27, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This course teaches about signs of preterm labor, induction, C-section, anesthesia options and stress management. Other topics include pregnancy resources, early postpartum care and transition to parenthood. A tour of Labor & Delivery is also included. This class does not include discussion of newborn care. To find out which parent education classes are best for your needs, visit the Parent Education section to view recommended options. Prices of Parent Education classes are subject to change without notice. Please note: no…

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Wednesday, Aug. 28, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free individualized, coaching sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Chair Yoga Class Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is partnering with the Cancer Support Community to bring Chair Yoga to Newark. Join us for this free class which gently strengthens and stretches the whole body, all while seated. This weekly class is available to all cancer patients, caregivers and their family members.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Evening Wednesday, Aug. 28, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Breastfeeding Class Wednesday, Aug. 28, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This class teaches the benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, how fathers can help, latching on, positions for breastfeeding, how to tell if your baby is getting enough, troubleshooting, pumping and much more.

  • Blood Pressure Screenings at Wilmington Hospital Thursday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m. - noon

    Wilmington Hospital

    The Blood Pressure Ambassadors will be conducting screenings in the lobby of Wilmington Hospital.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Thursday, Aug. 29, 2 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • September 2019

    Mother/Baby Support Group Monday, Sep. 2, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Meet other moms and babies for an open discussion about a variety of topics, including adjusting to motherhood and caring for your baby. No registration required or cost to attend.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Tuesday, Sep. 3, 10 a.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Tuesday, Sep. 3, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free individualized, coaching sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Relaxation and Breathing Tuesday, Sep. 3, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This enjoyable class will teach you stress-management techniques that you will be able to use throughout your life. Practice breathing through contractions and pushing.

  • Aphasia Education Group Wednesday, Sep. 4, 10 - 11 a.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Aphasia is an acquired language disorder that can happen as a result of stroke or brain injury. We offer a support group for those affected by aphasia.

  • Face-to-Face Smoking Cessation Wednesday, Sep. 4, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Quitting smoking is one of the best things you can do for your health. Three free individualized, coaching sessions help you go SMOKE FREE. Available through the Community Health Outreach and Education program.

  • Chair Yoga Class Wednesday, Sep. 4, 2 - 3 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute is partnering with the Cancer Support Community to bring Chair Yoga to Newark. Join us for this free class which gently strengthens and stretches the whole body, all while seated. This weekly class is available to all cancer patients, caregivers and their family members.

  • Parkinson’s Disease Education and Support Group Wednesday, Sep. 4, 3 - 4 p.m.

    Wilmington Hospital campus

    Meet other people with Parkinson’s disease and talk about how to cope with changes in your life. Speak to health professionals about how to live well with Parkinson’s disease. Care partners of individuals with Parkinson’s disease are welcome to join.

  • Multiple Myeloma Support Group Wednesday, Sep. 4, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Multiple Myeloma patients and families can share resources and receive support.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group – Evening Wednesday, Sep. 4, 6 - 7 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Bring your baby and meet moms helping other moms with the guidance of a lactation consultant. We can determine the need for a private lactation consultation. This group is free to attend and no registration is needed.

  • Blood Pressure Screenings at Wilmington Hospital Thursday, Sep. 5, 10 a.m. - noon

    Wilmington Hospital

    The Blood Pressure Ambassadors will be conducting screenings in the lobby of Wilmington Hospital.

  • Specialty Rehab Class Thursday, Sep. 5, 2 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Topics include Cancer-Related Fatigue, Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy and the Benefits of Therapeutic Exercise. Morning and afternoon sessions available.

  • Stroke Support Group Thursday, Sep. 5, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Stroke survivors, their caregivers, family and friends are invited to attend our monthly meetings – a place where we gather to connect, share experiences, receive information and learn in a caring atmosphere.

  • Boot Camp for New Dads® Thursday, Sep. 5, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

    John H. Ammon Medical Education Center

    Our Boot Camp for New Dads® is a unique father-to-father, community-based workshop that equips men with the tools to successfully manage the transition into fatherhood. During this program for new dads and dads-to-be, we will share advice and tips on topics such as:  Safety. Breastfeeding. Handling a newborn. Dealing with friends. Changes in new mom. Feeding and changing. How to calm a crying baby. Finding work/home balance. Your relationship with mom. Handling parents and in-laws. AND anything else on your mind! Registration is required…

  • Boot Camp for New Moms ® Thursday, Sep. 5, 4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Our Boot Camp for New Moms® is a unique mother-to-mother, community-based workshop that equips women with the tools to successfully manage the transition into motherhood. During this program for new moms and moms-to-be, we will share advice and tips on topics such as: Forming a parenting team. Your relationship with dad. Going back to work or staying home. Breastfeeding realities and challenges. What new dads are going through and how to bring out the best in him. Mommyland and pressure from society, media and yourself.…

  • Faith, Uncertainty and Cancer Thursday, Sep. 5, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute

    Receive spiritual support and guidance and explore issues such as faith, meaning, purpose, uncertainty, doubt and quality of life. Facilitated by Sister Julian Wilson, MSFL, ACC.

  • Diabetes Support Group Thursday, Sep. 5, 6 - 8 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    The Diabetes Support Group is designed to support you through group discussion about diabetes. The group meets once per month in the Fall and Spring, with a new topic for Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes explored during each session. All are welcome. No registration is required. September 5 Topic: Meal Planning Basics Presented by: Debora De Vuono, Nurse Practitioner, Endocrinology October 3 Topic: What’s the right A1c for me? Presented by: Marc Laufgraben, M.D, MBA, Endocrinology November 7 Topic:…

  • Weight Loss Surgery Seminar Thursday, Sep. 5, 6 - 7:30 p.m.

    Concord Health Center

    Join us for a free, comprehensive seminar to learn if weight-loss surgery is right for you. You will have the opportunity to meet a bariatric surgeon to answer your questions.

  • Infant CPR for Family & Friends Thursday, Sep. 5, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    Learn basic life support, the Heimlich maneuver and infant safety tips. This is not a certifying course.

  • Labor Basics Saturday, Sep. 7, 9 a.m. - noon

    Want to mix and match our Parent Education classes to fit your needs? Start with this Labor Basics class, and then add additional classes as desired.

  • Community Baby Shower Saturday, Sep. 7, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    John H. Ammon Medical Education Center

    Moms! Dads! Grandparents! Parents-to-be! Join us for a special celebration packed with fun activities, raffles and practical information about pregnancy, newborn care, and the growth of children under the age of 2. Preregister by August 30 to reserve your seat as space is limited. Call 302-428-6219 or e-mail HealthAmbassadors@Christianacare.org

  • Breastfeeding Class Saturday, Sep. 7, 1:30 - 3:30 p.m.

    Christiana Hospital campus

    This class teaches the benefits of breastfeeding, how to get started, how fathers can help, latching on, positions for breastfeeding, how to tell if your baby is getting enough, troubleshooting, pumping and much more.

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